Ken
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dexcom sensor on thigh question

Started this discussion. Last reply by DianaS Feb 8, 2011. 2 Replies

I'm about to insert my second ever dexcom sensor on the side of my thigh. Should I place it facing up/down so the long side of the transmitter is running parallel to my height or the opposite, so…Continue

Do test strips really ever expire?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tim Jul 9, 2010. 8 Replies

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Best Cover for an infusion set to protect from water

Started this discussion. Last reply by MaiaJane Jul 10, 2010. 6 Replies

Today I went kiteboarding at a nearby lake.  I folded over a IV3000 patch and cut a whole in the center, covered my infusion set, and felt good knowing that it would keep the water out.  In reality…Continue

Help interpreting what insurance will cover

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sportster Jun 26, 2010. 4 Replies

I've been unemployed for the past 4 months and obviously getting insurance coverage has been difficult.  I'm a type 1 diabetic for 25 of my 26 years and have a 6.4A1C, 100% raw vegan diet, so by all…Continue

 

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rick the "Blogabetic" left a comment for Ken
"Ken, Happy Birthday!!! Here is wishing you a wonderful and happy birthday. I hope the coming year will be full of blessings, joy and the wonderful love of family and friends."
Dec 29, 2013
Ken replied to GracieSF's discussion 'Free Medtronic Sil-serter for Silhouette Infusion Sets'
"Hi, is this sil-serter still available? I'm wanting to switch over from the quick set to the silhouette, i'm on the leaner side and tired of the pain I have from the quickset. Thanks so much, Ken"
Apr 9, 2013
Linda G left a comment for Ken
"HAPPY BIRTHDAY KEN!! Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year! Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hey, why don't you come join us in the…"
Dec 29, 2012
Ken is now friends with Cabaretro- The Diabetic Dancer, andrea and Kerby Bennett
Dec 5, 2012
Ken left a comment for Kerby Bennett
"Hey, I'd love to be part of your study. I'm in Wichita, KS so I'd have to do it over the phone. Thanks, Ken"
Feb 10, 2012
Ken and Kelly Rawlings are now friends
Feb 5, 2012
Ken updated their profile
Feb 5, 2012
Ken replied to SJR's discussion 'just how long is insulin good for????' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"I would not be surprised at all if the insulin manufacturers engineered in planned obsolescence. Chemically engineering the insulin so it "expires" after a certain period of time, that way we need to buy more and fuel the pharma industry.…"
Feb 5, 2012
Ken joined Penny R.'s group
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Feb 4, 2012
Linda G left a comment for Ken
"Hello! How Do You Do, and....HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Ken..... Best Wishes NOW....and on the next 364 days! How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?"
Dec 29, 2011
brokenpole left a comment for Ken
"Happy Birthday, Ken!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day."
Dec 29, 2011
John Smith replied to Ken's discussion 'dexcom sensor on thigh question'
"Perpendicular."
Feb 8, 2011
Ken posted a discussion

dexcom sensor on thigh question

I'm about to insert my second ever dexcom sensor on the side of my thigh. Should I place it facing up/down so the long side of the transmitter is running parallel to my height or the opposite, so that the length of the transmitter is perpendicular to my height?hope this makes sense,thanks, kenSee More
Feb 8, 2011
Ken replied to Corinna's discussion 'A lot of salad in my future...'
"Rip up a head of kale, add 1t salt Add about 1T apple cider vinegar or another citrus like lemon or lime juice (mix that up and let it wilt for a few minutes) Dressing: Blend 1 avocado, 2T olive oil, 2 sticks of celery Pour the dressing over the…"
Feb 8, 2011
Ken replied to ilana's discussion 'Has anyone tried taking kelp supplements?'
"I've got type 1 and I'm a raw vegan and I eat kelp noodles on a somewhat regular basis. Other than the fact they are pretty much a 0 on the glycemic index I do not notice anything unusual from eating it. Irregardless of the effect on…"
Feb 8, 2011
StaceyD replied to Ken's discussion 'Reliamed Barrier Wipe w/ Dexcom?' in the group Dexcom Users
"I've been using both an alcohol wipe first, letting it dry then using the skin prep wipes. I have been routinely getting 12 to 19 days out of each sensor. YMMV. The Skin Prep wipes do not cause any issues (as far as I can tell) with the Dex.…"
Jan 5, 2011

Profile Information

The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 1 or type 1.5 (LADA) diabetes
How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
support and empathy
Date diagnosed
April 15, 1985
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
6.4
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump, Diet and Exercise
What pump model do you use, if any?
Paradigm 522
Enter your website, if any (blog, Facebook, Twitter)
http://www.sambodhawellness.com

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At 1:43pm on December 29, 2013, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Ken, Happy Birthday!!! Here is wishing you a wonderful and happy birthday. I hope the coming year will be full of blessings, joy and the wonderful love of family and friends.

At 1:09pm on December 29, 2013, Linda G said…

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Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer.
New happiness that stays throughout the year...
Hope your birthday brings all these and more.
BEST WISHES KEN!!
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At 5:35pm on December 29, 2012, Linda G said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY KEN!!
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)
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Hey, why don't you come join us in the TuD chat room?
You'll see us at the bottom of the home page.
We have a great time getting to know each other, sharing info and lots of laughs :)
It's on right now!
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At 7:05am on December 29, 2011, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and....HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Ken.....
Best Wishes NOW....and on the next 364 days!
How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?

At 6:09am on December 29, 2011, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday,Ken. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!

At 5:49am on December 29, 2011, brokenpole said…

Happy Birthday, Ken!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.

At 7:36pm on December 29, 2010, Linda G said…
Greetings Ken.......
Best Wishes on your Special Day....and on the next 364 days!
How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?
At 9:20am on December 29, 2010, Doris D said…
At 3:54am on December 29, 2010, Pauly said…
Happy Birthday Ken.  Enjoy the day.
At 11:08am on June 6, 2010, Jim Roach said…
Welcome to Tudiabetes Ken!
 
 
 

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